Chapter Corner

Newsroom

IEC Welcomes Schneider Electric as a Partner in Learning

Posted in: Announcements, Industry Partners

The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) is pleased to announce Schneider Electric as an IEC Partner in Learning. With this partnership, Schneider Electric has invested in IEC’s world-class training program and is dedicated to providing the workforce with qualified and educated electrical professionals.
 
“IEC is thrilled to have Schneider Electric join the IEC Partners in Learning,” said IEC’s Executive Vice President/CEO Thayer Long. “Schneider Electric’s broad expertise in all sectors of the energy market and knowledge of the residential applications will further the electrical contracting industry through the education of future professionals. This partnership will help grow our already stellar apprentice training program.”

Schneider Electric will have listings in lessons of the Four-Year Apprenticeship Program including providing tools and products for corresponding technical content. Beyond that, Schneider Electric has aligned itself with a leading apprentice training program and will be an integral part of an electrician’s entire career.
 
“Schneider Electric is happy to support IEC in preparing today’s contractors and future generations with valuable skills through access to training and hands-on product learning,” said Philip B. Santoro, Contractor Segment Manager for Schneider Electric. “Electrical contractors today face a dynamic landscape with new technologies and digital solutions, evolving codes and standards, and rapidly changing customer requirements. To remain competitive and take advantage of new opportunities in this evolving landscape, contractors must develop new skill sets. Schneider Electric is thrilled to participate in the IEC Partners in Learning program to help prepare and advance the overall careers of the contractor workforce.”
 
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centers/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. In addition to being a Partner in Learning, Schneider Electric is an IEC National Platinum Level Industry Partner.
 
The Partner in Learning Program is a part of the IEC Training Advantage.